Staff Vice President Finance

General Dynamics Information Technology Herndon, VA
Job Description

As a key member of the Executive Management team of a $1B+ division, the Staff Vice President of Finance/Division CFO will report to the GDIT VP Finance and CFO and assume a strategic role in the management of the division. The VP Finance will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the division. This will include direct responsibility for contract financial management and indirect oversight of Financial Planning & Analysis, Government Compliance, indirect rates and new business pricing.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities:

* Responsible for all financial aspects of the $1B+ Intelligence (Intel) division

* Direct the financial operations of the Intel division to achieve/exceed financial objectives for EBIT, Cash (DSO), Orders and Revenue

* Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the division's financial operations and performance.

* Report division financial goals and performance on a regular basis to division senior management, GDIT and Corporate.

* Participate in the development and presentation of the division's operating plans, strategic plans and quarterly reviews.

* Ensure the enforcement of financial policies and procedures of the organization.

* Develop cost-effective, efficient solutions to organizational objectives. Serve as an active and contributing member of the division Senior Leadership Team and the Finance Leadership Team.

* Provide professional growth and career enhancement opportunities for finance department staff in order to increase their capacity and performance.

* Manage effectively the division finance staff responsible for contract financial management & control.

* Oversee support to internal and external audits of the division's financial performance and operations, as required.

* Establish and manage annual operating budget, quarterly forecasting, indirect budgeting and management

* Ensure compliance and understanding of GAAP, FAR, CAS, Sarbanes Oxley, and GDIT and GD Corporate Policy & Procedures.

* Support program reviews to evaluate project planning and program progress

* Support proposal preparation and review and pricing strategy as required

* Identify project and business risk and implement risk mitigation activities.

* Evaluate and lead the implementation of process improvement initiatives.

* Provide overall thought leadership, mentoring and training for Finance staff.


Bachelor's Degree in Finance or a related discipline. MBA preferred.


Typically requires 15 or more years of related finance experience, including senior financial management experience with profit and loss responsibilities.

* TS SCI W/Polygraph strongly preferred

* Strategic initiatives, Risk assessment and mitigation

* EBIT growth/Cash Management

* Oversight on significant new strategically priced proposals.

* Indirect budgeting and cost control.

* Provide overall financial guidance and direction to Intel and finance organization.

* Overall Intel level forecasting

* Advanced knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of financial, technical, and marketing management.

* Ability to develop and implement policies, practices, and procedures.

* Significant proposal preparation and costing/pricing analysis skills.

* Demonstrated ability to coordinate, manage, and supervise the activities related to division operations.

* Demonstrated strategic planning skills.

* Demonstrated effective communication skills.

* Comprehensive knowledge of relevant corporate and government regulations and standards.

* Ability to interface with customers, clients, partners and senior staff at all levels of the organization.

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.